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morning. more violence could erupt today as they plan protests in the wake of wednesday's deadly crackdown. >> move up out of the way. >> back up all the way. days after her rescue, kidnapped teen hannah anderson makes her first public appearance. a historic change may be coming to the rules of america's pastime. major league baseball announces plans to expand instant replay on the field. and it's two pounds of fur and fangs. scientists introduce a new species yis to the world. this is the "cbs morning news" for friday, august 15th, 2013.
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good morning. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. we begin in egypt where the muslim brotherhood is calling for nationwide protests today. hundreds were killed wednesday when security forces moved in on morsi supporters and the violence that followed. this morning the government authorized the use of deadly force against protessers who target police and public building. jericka duncan has more. >> reporter: the potential for violence and even more deaths is high today in egypt as both sides have called for demonstrations after friday prayers. the death toll for wednesday clashes has officially surpassed 600, and it continues to rise. some funerals are already being held, but so many people were killed the week that families are struggling to even claim the bodies of their loved ones. there is concern among many in the international kmumtd that
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the violence in egypt will continue to spread. the u.n. security council met here in new york last night and was briefed on the situation behind closed doors. >> there was a common desire underneath to stop violence and to advance national reconciliation. >> reporter: on wednesday president obama condemned the government's decision to crack down on protesters and he announced the u.s. would can sell bilateral military practices with egypt that go back to 1981. >> it cannot connell as usual when civilians are being killed in the streets and rights are being rolled back. >> reporter: one thing the u.s. will not do now is cut off aid to egypt, most of which goes to the military. most agree with the solution.
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>> reporter: the muslim brotherhood refuses to recognize the interim government. they say they will not negotiate until morsi is back in office and they'll take to the streets until he returns. jericka duncan, cbs news, new york. as we understand it, the muslim brotherhood is calling for more rallies. what can we expect? >> reporter: good morning, anne-marie. that's right. the muslim brotherhood is called for a day of marches and rallies, what they're called a day of rage. more than 600 people were killed. the muslim brotherhood says it will continue to protest peacefully, but there are real fears that egypt's civil strife is only getting worse. >> now, as we understand it, egypt's interim government is
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taking extraordinary steps to maintain order. what can you tell us about that? >> reporter: that's true. the interior ministry yesterday announced that it had authorized police to use lethal force against demonstrators who are attacking either police forces or police institutions. state institutions. that's a very significant development. it's basically an endorsement of the use of live ammunition, and this comes a day after morsi supporters stormed and set fire to a government building in cairo. >> i'm looking right behind you there and cairo seems quite quiet, which is rare. you usually see a lot of traffic. can you give me a sense of what is going on. >> reporter: it's very quiet. the streets are deserted as the muslims are getting ready for their day of rage, which propss to be a day of marches.
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police and military forces are still heavily deployed across the city and we're going to have to wait to see how this plays out as the afternoon goes on. >> alex ortiz in cairo. thank you, alex. now to the latest on the nsa surveillance program. it's report thad the secret spy agency broke privacy rules or overstepped its authority thousands of time each year. the "washington post" says internal documents and documents it received from leaker edward snowden were unintended but they violated the law. in one example, a programming error involved the interception of a large number of calls. and this morning a weather system brewing in the gulf of mexico has a potential to bring drenching rainfall to the southeast. cbs consultant david bernard explains. >> the key to it over the next
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two days has a lot well, the key to all the heavy rain in the southeast as we go over the next few days will have a lot to do with the disturbance entering the gulf of mexico. right now the development potential is what we're calling medium for this to progress to a depression or a tropical storm in the next 48 hours or so. but even if that does not happen, the heavy rain is still coming. already we have flood advisories in effect for parts of the florida panhandle, alabama, georgia, and into the carolinas, and that's probably going to grow worse over the next 48 hours or so. now today i think the belt of heaviest rain will be in the northern gulf and along the gulf coast into southeastern jo and also portions of south carolina. that's where the chance for heaviest rain will be. and if we go into the weekend, our rain potential is showing widespread areas of 1 to 2 inches of rain, but where you see those yellows and oranges, 2 to 5 and in some cases more than 5 inches of rain will be possible along portions of the gulf coast. i'm david bernard, cbs news, miami. a strong earthquake rattled central new zealand this morning.
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the 6.5 magnitude quake was centered about 65 miles west of wellington and was followed by several strong aftershocks. some capital buildings were evacuated as people ran for cover. closer to the quake's center, homes were damaged and a bridge was destroyed, but no serious injuries have been reported. and today the national transportation safety board hopes to be able to retrieve data from the black boxes on board the ups jet that crashed in alabama. the flight data recorders were recovered from the wreckage yesterday. the ntsb says the cargo jet was trying to land on the shorter runway at birmingham airport. it clipped some trees before crashing, but it appears there was no problem with the engines. >> the preliminary evidence indicates no evidence of an uncontained engine failure. there's no evidence of a pre-impact fire. >> the two pilots on board were killed. the captain had been with ups
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the california teenager allegedly kidnapped by a family friend made her first public appearance since her rescue. hannah anderson attended a fund-raiser meant to help her family. teresa garcia reports. >> reporter: hannah anderson was ushered into a lakeside, california, restaurant thursday. it was the first time the 16-year-old has been seen since she was rescued last weekend by fbi agents in idaho. >> hannah sends her love. she's doing good day by day, and we'll keep moving forward from here. >> reporter: investigators say hannah anderson was abducted on
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august 4th by james dimaggio. in court documents they say dimaggio torture and killed christina anderson and 8-year-old brother ethan. their bodies were found in the burnt rubble of dimaggio's san san diego county home. dimaggio took hannah 1,000 miles away from home while police issued an amber alert. the two were spotted hiking in the woods by horseback riders who called police. hannah's father brett thanked the riders by telephone. >> it was a wonderful thing, a chance encounter, but it did save my daughter's life. >> reporter: responding fbi agents shot and killed dimaggio and rescued anderson, quickly returning her to san diego. >> right now she's with her family, and, of course, with some friends, and she's just happy to be here. >> reporter: and so are her neighbors. >> everyone does care for her, and we are all pitching in to help, and we're very thankful that she's back and safe. >> reporter: brett anderson says he'll donate any money left over from the fund-raising effort to
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help exploited children. teresa garcia, cbs news, los angeles. on the "cbs moneywatch," paypal is giving facebook a run for its money, and what's pushing oil prices higher. marlie hall is here with those stories and more. good morning, marlie. >> good morning, anne-marie. two big issues pushed wall street stocks lower. first renews fears that the fed will wind down its stimulus program in autumn, and disappointing sales forecasts for walmart and cisco systems. the dow ended 225 points lower on thursday, its lowest in two months. the nasdaq was down 63 points. those fears sent asian stocks tumbling. japan's nikkei fell almost 1% while china's hang seng dropped a fraction. the news was a little better on the employment front. the labor department said on thursday the number of americans applying for unemployment benefits dropped by 15,000 last week to a seasonably adjusted 320,000. that's the smallest number in almost six years. however, hiring remains sluggish, resulting in only modest job growth.
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the violence in egypt and lower inventories in the u.s. pushed oil prices to just over $107 a barrel. traders and market observers do not expect shortages aet the pump, but they are concerned about violence spreading to major oil suppliers in the middle east. another setback for the merger between american airlines and us airways. on thursday a bankruptcy judge delayed his decision until august 29th because of the government's surprise move this week to stop the deal. the justice department says the merger would hurt competition and drive airfare higher. and facebook may challenge paypal. the social network is testing a a new product that would let you make purchases with credit card information already stored on your facebook account. it would also allow facebook to move into the mobile commerce market and get more advertising money. anne-marie? >> one more reason to get back on facebook. i'm going to become addicted. marlie hall here in new york. thank you, marlie. well, still to come, a new
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species of animal is introduced to the world. and in sports, are blown calls in baseball a thing of the past? major league baseball announces historic changes to the rules.
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. . here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. new york, mostly sunny today, but afternoon thunderstorms in miami. mostly sunny in chicago. chance of thunderstorms in dallas and becoming sunny in los angeles with a high of 84.
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in sports, baseball managers and umpires will always find something to argue about, but it looks like there will be fewer opportunities for them to get into on-field dustups. in what he calls a historic moment, commissioner bud selig says major league baseball plans to expand its use of video replay review next season. the proposal would allow managers to challenge one play over the first six innings of a baseball game. after that managers would have two challenges from the seventh inning until the end of the game. balls and strikes would not be reviewable, and officials at mlb headquarters, not the on-field umpiring crew, would make the final ruling. the plan needs the approval of 75% of the owners as well as the players and umpires unions. in san diego last night it looked like we might need video review assistance. in the third inning rene rivera
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hits a fly ball but he leaps along the wall. he slaps the ball back along the top of the fence and back into play. it's ruled a triple and not a home run. meanwhile, new york's ace zack wheeler keeps the padres in check with 12 strikeouts as the mets win, 4-1. a sigh of relief for new england patriots fans. tom brady was back at practice on thursday, one day after injuring his knee. the star quarterback took part in the team's walk-through and looked okay in dropping back and passing, but brady still might sit out new england's game tonight against tampa bay. meanwhile super bowl ravens playing their second preseason game. in the first quarter, joe flacco hits wide receiver torey smith who goes 77 yards through atlanta's defense for the touchdown. baltimore tops the falcons, 27-23. when we return, hiding in plain sight. scientists discovers a new animal that's already been seen in u.s. zoos. covers a new animal that's already been seen in u.s. zoos.
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but - first a major bridge shutdown. how crews will use that 5-day closure to g the new span open, once and
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all. plus - as cairo braces for violent protests today. the symbol of peace displayed at a bay area candlelight vigir the victims. and it's like a scene from animal house. neighbors are sick of the beer cans and a the noise. the emergency action one bay area city is taking against college part join us for kpix 5 news this morning... beginning at 4:3 ,,
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. washington, d.c., cloudy today with a high of 80. rain in atlanta. sunny in st. louis. partly sunny in denver, and partly sunny in seattle, as well with a high of 78. a new study suggests the nation's obesity rate remains very high with little change in the past five years. the centers for disease control and prevention found at least 30% of the adults in 13 states in the south and midwest were obese. many of those states have high levels of poverty. zoologists at the smithsonian institute are celebrating a rare discovery. they found a new species of an unusual animal that's native to south america. but what makes this discovery more surprising is that the animal was in plain sight. tara mergener reports. >> reporter: this fuzzy little creature is the world's newest species of carnivore.
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meet the olinguito. it weighs about two pounds and is related to the raccoon. smithsonian's doctor, christopher helgen, says it's the first discovery of its kind in five years. >> you have not seen an animal quite like this. >> reporter: researchers recently found the animal in the cloud force of south america. it spends most of its time in the treetops and is active at night. even though the olinguito is a carnivore, it's evolved to mostly eat fruit. >> the olinguito is small, it's knoll not really hunted very much, and it's just up in the trees. and because no one's had much of chance to take a closer look, no one's really understood what this animal is. >> reporter: the olinguito may be new to science but not to people. at least one from colombia was shown in several u.s. zoos in the '60s and '70s, but zoologists didn't realize it was a new species yes, sir. helgen's team found another specimen in a chicago museum.
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they examined the teeth and fur to figure out where it lived and then launched an skpeks in the andes. >> it lives in new areas of the andes that there must be many thousands of them. >> reporter: scientists are planning a return to the andes so they can learn more about the olinguito. tara mergener, cbs news, washington. well, the world's biggest marijuana festival lights up the in seattle this weekend, and the police are ready -- ready to hand out doritos. it's now legal to smoke in the state of washington, and printed on the bag will be a message about the new law. it's expected to be educational, not to cure the munchies. that's what i call educational. coming up on the "cbs this morning," the smoke has finally cleared around the secret government facility known as area 51, but it's not what you think. i'm anne-marie green. this is the "cbs morning news." finally cleared around the secret government facility known as
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,,,,,,,, in egypt the death toll from wednesday's crackdown is staggering. more than 600 people were killed in the clash, and many were taken to a mosque in cairo. charlie d'agata takes a look at the emotional scene as family members frantically searched for loved ones. >> reporter: inside the mosque we saw the human face of the suffering caused by yesterday's brutal crackdown. there were rows and rows of bodies wrapped in shrouds. they were covered in bags of ice to keep them from decomposing in the heat. people sprayed air freshener in a futile attempt to combat the stench of decay. all day long there have been a steady stream of bodies leaving the mosque, frantic relatives arriving,
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hoping to find their loved ones to bring them out for burial. but for many the nightmare wasn't over. >> this is amir. >> this is amir. >> reporter: ahmed came to egypt to attend a wedding in tampa this week. his brother lived in cairo. he took a break from the demonstrations to go too. >> he got a chance to see the whole family and said good-bye to all of us. >> reporter: and that was the last time you saw him. >> yeah. we didn't know it was going to be the last time. >> reporter: the father of two young girls was among the protesters. early this morning ahmed came to the mosque and saw he was also a victim. >> it was too emotional. they're too young to die. >> reporter: he said when he tried to take his brother home, he faced another outrage from the government. when you came to retrieve your brother's body, what did they
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tell you? >> they said if you want to take the body now, you have to sign a document -- you have to agree that this was a natural death. >> reporter: natural death. >> that he died of natural causes. that's what it would say on the death certificate, when there's an obvious gunshot wound to his neck. >> reporter: he's not alone. others complained about the same thing. >> my brother's number here at this makeshift morgue is 261. i know there are at least 261 bodies here, that are dead. some are charred. some are children. when you see, that it becomes so overwhelming. i've never seen so much eath. >> reporter: charlie d'agata, cbs news, cairo. well, coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," we'll have much more on the crisis in egypt as demonstrations are planned for today. plus, the battle for the soul of the republican party. new jersey governor chris christie comes out firing on how to win the next election. and fair or foul, an in-depth look at major league baseball's historic decision to allow instant replay.
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finally this morning we told you about that mountain villa on top of an apartment building in china? well, it's coming down. it took a wealthy businessman six years to build it. and a few days ago officials gave him 15 days to tear it down and today workers began ripping it apart. that's the cbs news for this friday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great weekend. -- captions by vitac -- -- captions by vitac -- -- captions by vitac --
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time is 4:-- here's meteorologist lawrence with a check of weather. we made it. good morning. friday. we love it. august 16. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now is 4:29. we love friday. >> we do.
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>> wahoo! >> i wish it were monday. >> monday?! [ laughter ] fog outsides now. drizzle at the coastline with temperatures very mild. check it out in san jose it is 66 degrees! we are going to have that all important weekend forecast coming up. >> looking forward to that, lawrence. meanwhile, as we are heading for the golden gate bridge, it's a little bill foggy this morning. so visibility is an issue for the golden gate. patchy fog affecting visibility for 280 and the peninsula. i'll have more traffic in a few minutes. >> it's friday. that's got clear up. >> it leads into to. >> thank you. some developing news now out of egypt overnight. the country is bracing for more violence today after this week's deadly clashes between riot police and supporters of ousted president mohamed morsi. the "muslim brotherhood" is calling for nationwide marches. as jericka duncan reports, it's being called a day of rage. >> reporter: the potential for violence and more deaths is high today in yp
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